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Two More Accidents With Injuries in Rockford
June Reaves is reporting there is numerous police that are working a scene near Broadway and Woodruff (Viaduct area) Reports are saying there is an auto accident with injuries near this location. We got reports they may have been a police chase just prior to the accident, but not confirmed. June is reporting police have the area blocked off, you want to avoid the area.
Alpine and Harrison, a vehicle rear ended another vehicle. Injuries reported.
Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. for a report of an armed robbery to citizen. Officers located the victim who stated he was pushing a cart in the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. when he was approached by suspect 1 and 2.
The suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the victims money. Once the suspects took the victim’s wallet the suspects fled the area eastbound on foot. The suspects were described as follows:
Suspect 1 – black male, light skinned, 16 years old, thin, 5’7”.
Suspect 2 – black male, light skinned, 30 years old, 5’6”, 200 lbs.
The victim was not injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900